What is a HammerHead tool used for?
These pneumatic-powered tools create a compact hole that allows contractors to install underground gas, water, cable, irrigation, fiber or electrical lines under yards, buildings or streets with minimal disruption. HammerHead Mole® piercing tools are some of the most reliable in the industry today.
What is a HammerHead mole tool?
HammerHead Mole pneumatic piercing tools give you the most efficient and cost-effective way to install gas, water, cable, irrigation, fiber or electrical service lines. It’s the ideal tool for residential jobs, letting you slip new lines neatly under sidewalks, lawns and driveways.
How does a pneumatic piercing tool work?
Pneumatic piercing tools are powered by an air compressor. The pneumatic power drives a striker inside the tool forward at a high velocity, and the striker impacts an anvil at the front of the tool, pushing it forward and displacing soil to create the hole for the product to be installed.
How far can you horizontal bore?
Maximum lengths and hole diameters are determined by project specific geotechnical conditions however effective outside range for heavy rig horizontal directional drilling is 3,000 m (9,843 ft).
What is a rubber headed hammer called?
Mallets. A mallet is a block on a handle, which is usually used for driving chisels. The head on a rubber mallet is made of rubber. These types of hammers deliver softer impact than hammers with metal heads. They are essential if your work needs to be free of impact marks.
What is stitch boring?
Grayco uses “stitch boring” as the primary method for the installation of underground utilities. The stitch boring method uses pneumatic piercing tools to bore from small pits to the next followed by the new product installation.
What do you call a piercing tool?
Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for PIERCING TOOL [awl]
How many feet can you bore a day?
Under good conditions, an experienced horizontal directional driller can install 200- 300 ft of pipe per day.
What are those big hammers called?
A sledgehammer is a tool with a large, flat, often metal head, attached to a long handle. The long handle combined with a heavy head allows the sledgehammer to gather momentum during a swing and apply a large force compared to hammers designed to drive nails.
How far can you mole underground?
Non-steerable moles in ideal conditions can install up to 30 metres in a single shot and steerable moles in ideal condition up to 60 metres, although 10-25 metres is the normal range for most works.
How is fiber optic cable installed underground?
Underground cable installation can be buried directly underground or placed into a buried duct. The cables are plowed in or buried in a trench when buried directly and the installation process can be very quick. The most common cables used for direct burial are steel armored outdoor fiber cables.
What is the BoRit tool?
The Borit tool is an amazing, compact horizontal earth boring tool. Not only is it fast (1ft/minute) but it bores underground without getting messy. Boring underground has never been faster, less expensive, and more predictable.
Can grundomat be used for horizontal bores?
Piercing Tool Capability of the Grundomat ® Horizontal Boring Tool Grundomat can perform accurate horizontal bores from 50 to 150 feet in length. The pneumatic piercing tool can be used in all displaceable soils: sand, loam and even gravel and is easily configured to pull in a wide variety of new pipe materials.
What kind of pneumatic tools are used for Trenchless work?
Pow-R Mole Pneumatic Underground Piercing Tools Also known as hole hogs, moles, bullets, missiles, horizontal jackhammers, pow-r moles, and others, our wide range of trenchless equipment includes Allied Piercing Tools, Hudco Pneumatic Piercing Tools, and TT Grundomat Pneumatic Piercing Tools.
What is a pneumatic piercing tool?
Grundomat pneumatic piercing tools have been providing accurate horizontal bores beneath roads, railways, and landscaping across North America and around the world for nearly 45 years. Water, gas, sewer and electrical industries have all benefited from this work horse of trenchless technology.